Category Archives: Film

‘DEA’ DIARY…

Jim Maclaine’s “Dea Sancta et Gloria” is our not-for-profit expansion of the character’s rock opera dedicated to the ‘glory of woman’ – the main theme and concept of which were seen in the film, “Stardust” (1974) and read about in … Continue reading

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A Tribute to “THE MAN WHO HAUNTED HIMSELF” – Roger Moore’s finest hour | Den of Geek

The late, wonderful Roger Moore will always be remembered for Bond, but The Man Who Haunted Himself might just be his best performance… Feature by Mark Allison When Sir Roger Moore sadly passed away earlier this year, accounts of his … Continue reading

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SHOWCASE: SCENES FROM A RADIO DRAMA…

“Still after all these years the chemistry of performances in ‘That’ll be the Stardust!’ highlights a beautiful texture throughout some of the writing. Story-wise, it’s quite a colourful journey which flows in a mysterious way across the audio palette.” – … Continue reading

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QUENTIN TARANTINO’s Top 20 favorite Spaghetti Westerns | The Spaghetti Western Database

Quentin Tarantino’s Top 20 favorite Spaghetti Westerns from The Spaghetti Western Database A Spaghetti Western Database / The Quentin Tarantino Archives Exclusive The SWDB is the first sister site of The Quentin Tarantino Archives that was launched and it didn’t … Continue reading

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“FANTASTIC PLANET” (1973) | Weird Fiction Review

Knowing the Alien: René Laloux’s “Fantastic Planet” by Matthew Pridham A father and his daughter, while strolling through a field, come across a tiny orphaned creature. The poor thing’s mother has just been killed by a callous group of children and the girl takes … Continue reading

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TV: MONTY PYTHON’S FLYING CIRCUS

Originally posted on Laughterlog.com:
by PETER TATCHELL (revised and updated version of article in TELEFILE #3, September 1997) In late 1969, BBC television unleashed a sketch comedy series that broke new ground in surreal, off-the-wall craziness. It was a…

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MONTEREY POP: The First Rock Festival | Essay – The Criterion Collection

By Michael Lydon The Monterey International Pop Festival is over, all over. And what was it? Was it one festival, many festivals, a festival at all? Does anything sum it up, did it mean anything, are there any themes? Was … Continue reading

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MONTEREY INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL: The DVD Journal | Reviews : The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

The Complete Monterey Pop Festival: The Criterion Collection Home Vision Entertainment Starring Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, The Mamas and The Papas, The Who, Simon & Garfunkel, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Ravi Shankar, and more Directed by D.A. Pennebaker Review by … Continue reading

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THE BAND: ‘The Last Waltz’ was nearly derailed | somethingelsereviews.com

‘The Last Waltz’ was nearly derailed, time and again: ‘It was like throwing the dice’ APRIL 7, 2015 BY NICK DERISO The on-screen stars of The Last Waltz, simply galvanizing throughout, are Rick Danko and Robbie Robertson. They come off in Martin … Continue reading

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PINK FLOYD: ‘The Wall’ Turns 35 – Roger Waters Revisits Pink Floyd’s Enduring Rock Opus | Billboard

Billboard Touring Awards: Roger Waters, Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen Win Big Pink Floyd’s The Wall — a dark and enduring rock masterpiece that deals with personal alienation juxtaposed against a backdrop of war and government corruption — has been presented … Continue reading

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